Op-Ed Published: PSR Connects the Dots: Nuclear War on Our Doorstep

Bravo to SF Bay PSR Board Members Dr. Tova Fuller and Dr. Michael J. Martin for their recent op-ed in the SF Chronicle March 15, 2022! Dear Friends, This is why I came back. Because PSR has always connected the dots. And that is why, after four decades, SF Bay Physicians for Social Responsibility ...

Op-Ed Published: PSR Connects the Dots: Nuclear War on Our Doorstep2022-04-19T16:21:56-07:00

Peace in Ukraine

Below please find recent efforts and reading list re: advocating for peace in the Urkaine. Last updated 3/14/22. No Nuclear War in Urkaine Supported by International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, SF Bay PSR, PSR National, and others. As healthcare professionals, we call for NATO and the Russian Federation to renounce the ...

Peace in Ukraine2022-03-14T16:34:23-07:00

Environmental Health Committee: JAN-MARCH 2022 UPDATES

Thank you to our intern Daisy Valdivieso for writing this update! SF Bay PSR EHC Members continue to work energetically on wide-ranging collaborative efforts to engage health professionals and students, health care institutions, and policy makers to address the unceasing threats of our climate to our health. Recent highlights include: Health Professional Education / Curriculum ...

Environmental Health Committee: JAN-MARCH 2022 UPDATES2022-03-07T15:38:48-08:00

UPDATE: Advocating for clean-up of toxic and radioactive waste in Bayview Hunters Point Community, San Francisco

SF Bay PSR Board Member Aude Bouagnon and her mom at rally for BVHP In February 2022, residents of Bayview-Hunters Point led a march down Third Street demanding the complete clean-up of toxic and radioactive waste from the Naval Shipyard and surrounding areas. Led by activists and organizers from the Marie Harrison ...

UPDATE: Advocating for clean-up of toxic and radioactive waste in Bayview Hunters Point Community, San Francisco2022-03-07T13:10:03-08:00

Nuclear Weapons Abolition and Peace Efforts: March 2022 UPDATES

SF Bay PSR is working closely with the PSR National office on efforts in three main areas related to nuclear weapons abolition goals envisioned in our Back from the Brink (BftB) campaign. First, we are supporting legislation that would divert wasteful military spending, particularly on nuclear modernization efforts, to address graver threats to our country illustrated ...

Nuclear Weapons Abolition and Peace Efforts: March 2022 UPDATES2022-03-07T13:18:42-08:00

PSR National and SF Bay PSR Call on CalPERS to Divest from Fossil Fuels

SF Bay PSR’s Divestment/Investment Task Force has been steadily pushing the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), which manages pensions for 1.6 million workers, to divest from fossil fuels. READ our most recent letter sent to the CalPERS board before their Nov 15–17 meeting, written by Dr. Robert M. Gould, past-President and current member of ...

PSR National and SF Bay PSR Call on CalPERS to Divest from Fossil Fuels2022-02-03T15:01:59-08:00

BRAVO to all who joined the COP26 global day of action on Saturday, Nov 6!

On Saturday, November 6, SF Bay Physicians for Social Responsibility joined 350 Bay Area, Youth versus Apocalypse, Extinction Rebellion and many others at a multigenerational, youth-led march for a Global Day of Action for Environmental Justice, organized by UK based COP26 Coalition. Bravo to PSR Board Member Dr. Marjaneh Moini and UCSF Medical Student Karly ...

BRAVO to all who joined the COP26 global day of action on Saturday, Nov 6!2022-02-03T15:00:53-08:00

Oct-Nov 2021: Healthy Climate Prescription Letter delivered to World leaders at COP26

THANK YOU to the Global Climate and Health Alliance and everyone who signed! WATCH this SUPERB video of health care providers calling on COP26 to take action, “Our handwriting may be bad, but our message is clear” San Francisco Bay Physicians for Social Responsibility joined 46 million health workers from around the world to send ...

Oct-Nov 2021: Healthy Climate Prescription Letter delivered to World leaders at COP262022-02-03T14:59:35-08:00

SUPPORTED: AB 1200 (Ting), also known as the California Safer Food Packaging & Cookware Act of 2021

AB 1200 (Ting), also known as the California Safer Food Packaging & Cookware Act of 2021, was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom October 5, 2021. The bill bans paper-based food packaging containing PFAS chemicals and requires cookware manufacturers to disclose the presence of hazardous chemicals. Signed by Governor Newsom 2021

SUPPORTED: AB 1200 (Ting), also known as the California Safer Food Packaging & Cookware Act of 20212021-11-18T15:59:20-08:00

SUPPORTED: AB 652 (Friedman) to remove PFAS from children’s toys and products

AB 652 (Friedman) This bill would, on and after July 1, 2023, prohibit a person, including a manufacturer, from selling or distributing in commerce in this state any new, not previously owned, juvenile product, as defined, that contains regulated perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) , as defined. The bill would require a manufacturer to use ...

SUPPORTED: AB 652 (Friedman) to remove PFAS from children’s toys and products2021-11-18T15:58:20-08:00
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